FORA.tv Speaker - Ben Black

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Biography

Ben Black is the co-founder and General Partner of New Cycle Capital, a venture capital firm focused on investing in businesses that promote The Sustainable Economy. Black was previously on the investment teams at Maveron, a consumer-focused venture capital firm founded by Howard Schultz, the Chairman of Starbucks, and Rosewood Capital, a consumer-focused private equity firm. He has been integral to investments that include two Inc. 500 award winners, Allconnect and iFloor.com, and also Internet REIT, OnRequest Images , Citizenhawk and SneakerVilla. As an entrepreneur, Black was VP of Corporate Development for a team that transformed Harris Interactive into the leading internet-based market research firm, culminating into a successful IPO and now generates more than $250M in revenue. By training, Black is an attorney and worked at Latham & Watkins after clerking on the Federal Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in 1997. Black earned both his Bachelors of Arts and his Juris Doctor degrees at Cornell University.

1 Program

The Good Capital Movement

09.09.08 | 01:02:38 min | 0 comments